Hesam Rahmanian (born Knoxville, 1980)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019                      The Rain Doesn’t know Friends from Foes, collective exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Frye Art Museum, Seattle

                             Don’t worry, spiders, I keep house casually, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2018                      Night of Another Spring, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, SIn Situ Fabienne Leclerc, Paris

                             Forgive me, distant wars, for bringing flowers home, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Officine Grandi Riparazioni (OGR), Turin

                             From Sea to Dawn, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

2017                      The Maids, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona

2015                      The Birthday Party, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston

                              Those Who Love Spiders, and Let Them Sleep in Their Hair, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Den Frie Centre of                                                                          Contemporary Art, Copenhagen

                              All the Rivers Run Into The Sea. Over. / Copy. Yet, The Sea Is Not Full. Over., collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh,                                                                              8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

                              The Fall, collaborative show with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

                              I won't wait for grey hairs and worldly cares to soften my views, Callicoon Fine Arts, New York

                              Slice A Slanted Arc Into Dry Paper Sky, collaborative show with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Kunsthalle, Zürich

2014                      The Exquisite Corpse Shall Drink the New Wine, collaborative show with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

                              Now the Dove and the Leopard Wrestle at Five in the Afternoon, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2012                      I Put It There, You name It, collaborative exhibition with Ramin and Rokni Haerizadeh, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2011                      Till the End of Dawn, Paradise Row, London                   

2010                      Hit Me With Your War Tune, solo show, Traffic, Dubai, UAE

2009                      Iran's Social Disorder, Art Ten20, Sacramento

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019                      The Warmth of Other Suns, curated by Massimilano Gioni and Natalie Bell, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC (Upcoming)

2018                      Busan Biennial 2018, Busan, South Korea

                             Mountain of Tongues, BACKLIT Gallery, Nottingham

2017                      Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play, National Pavilion of United Arab Emirates, 57th Venice Biennale

                             Speak, Lokal, Kunsthalle, Zurich

                             The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence,Guggenheim Abu Dhabi

2016                      Social Calligraphies, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

                             Domestic Affairs: Reshaped, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

                             9th Liverpool Biennial: Festival of Contemporary Art, Liverpool

                             Condo, collaborative exhibition with Callicoon Fine Arts and Rodeo, London

2015                      Nice Drawings, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

2013                      Silk, Highlights Gallery, San Francisco

2011                      MOP CAP, Royal College of Art, London

                             How Lucky We Are, Angel at Our Table, God in Our Car, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

                             Taking Sides, Paddle8, New York

                             The State: Social / Antisocial?, Traffic and The Third Line, Dubai

2010                      Fuck Ups, Fables and Fiascos, Galerie Caprice Horn, Berlin

1999                      Barg Gallery, Tehran

 

AWARDS

2015                      Fundació Han Nefkens/MACBA Award, Barcelona

2009                     AIGA Enrichment Scholarship, California

 

COLLECTIONS

Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

LACMA, Los Angeles

 

PUBLICATION

2018                    forgive me distant wars for bringing flower home, 2018, Officine Grandi Riparazioni (OGR), Turin

2016                   Her Majesty?, 2016, Editions Patrick Frey

2015                 Ramin Haerizadeh Rokni Haerizadeh Hesam Rahmanian, 2015, Mousse Publishing, ISBN 9788867491353